Category: Bubishi

Dragon Posture

Dragon Posture

June 26, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    From the Bubishi In Article 21 of the Bubishi, as well as other pages, books and scrolls, there are drawn human figures in certain Martial postures. In the Bubishi, these postures are given the names of a particular Shichen, in particular for this article and film, the Dragon. Most people read the Bubishi […]

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Kata Rokkishu

Kata Rokkishu

May 22, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

      The 6 Ji Hands of Gokenki 六つの風手 (六気手) Rokkishu translates into 6 hands (as seen in the ancient Bubishi as the 6 Ji Hands) and originated in Chinese Martial Arts.  It is widely thought to be the precursor of the Goju Ryu form called “Tensho”.  (Image:  Gokenki performing at left, Kenwa Mabuni […]

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Monkey Shichen

Monkey Shichen

May 15, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    White Ape  Tongbeiquan (通背拳) This is but one Monkey Style among many, however it is of note that this is also designated as (White), a distinction called out by the Bubishi many times throughout the text. The full name of the original Tongbei Quan is Baiyuan Tongbei Quan (Baiyuan means white ape). Tong […]

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Rokkishu Kyusho Knockout Bunkais

Rokkishu Kyusho Knockout Bunkais

March 6, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Six Hands of Shaolin For the full 3 hour film – Click Here – Free for Platinum Subscribers Rokkishu translates into “6 hands” (seen in the ancient Bubishi as the 6 Ji Hands or 6 Wind Hands of Shaolin), originated in Chinese Martial Arts. It is widely thought to be the precursor of […]

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Sanchin Shichen Attack

Sanchin Shichen Attack

November 22, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

    From The Monkey Again, Heresy!  (def: opinion or doctrine at  variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine, especially of a church,  religious system or cult). You know many Karate Folks never look past what their instructor tells them. They do not research on their own and learn to see similarities as opposed to […]

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Monkey in Suparempi

Monkey in Suparempi

October 25, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

    猴拳 Influenced by Shaolin It is common knowledge that the Okinawan Martial Arts was heavily influenced bu the Chinese methods derived from Shaolin. Within the ancient Bubishi, there are 3 Shaolin Hands, that can be found as the basis of the Old Monkey Style from China. These specialized hands migrated from China, to […]

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Blood Map

Blood Map

October 18, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

The Bubishi, Shichen and Seiunchin The ancient Bubishi reveals to us the inner core of Budo, that being the understanding of the human weaknesses and how to use them in times of need. The very core of the Bubishi is the methods of ancient warriors that marched into battle against the unknown foe. these soldiers […]

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Watari-Uke

Watari-Uke

September 27, 2019 | By | 1 Comment

渡り受 (Wandering and Receiving) The opening actions of the Uechi Ryu/Pangainon Sanseiru Performed by Uechi Karate Ledgend Tsutomu Nakahodo Watari Uke has many possible meanings (like the one above), as the language changes with need, emotion and other variables. But this is a perfect example of the twisting, turning flow of the Dragon, symbolized in […]

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Saifa Intro

Saifa Intro

September 6, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  砕破 Saifa translates as “Smash and Tear” (grabbing and tearing of tissue in close-quartered combat), of Chinese origin and brought from Fuzhou China to Okinawa by Kanryo Higaonna. It is representative of Monkey Style in its actions and methods as it contains quick whipping motions, hammer fists, and back fist strikes, like the strikes […]

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Myojyou

Myojyou

August 23, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

    Fatal “Because of stimulation to abdomen artery and nerves by the severe shock of small intestines and bladder and severe change in blood circulation and loss of motor organ.” That is a target and quote from Hohan Sokens notes (Controversy Here), where he describes the Target Location, the Tools for attack and the […]

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